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into the petroleum business and refineries. nigeria, a major producer. why have you done that? and why did it take you so long? >> well, thank you very much. first of all, we try as much, first of all, to avoid dealing in oil, because, you know, the impression is that once you are dealing in oil, you are dealing in corruption, you are dealing in a lot of things. we wanted to make through the real industry, you know, by growing our industries in foods, mainly, also in mines. our company has grown that we believe that, look, today, almost the -- the only work in rye finerieses in africa is in two countries, one in south africa, and the one in cotedivoire. and the best way for us to help africa is to make sure not only we make nigeria the subcontinent in times of products, because almost 95% of the petroleum products that are imported into the subso hairen continent, and we think we cannot continue with that, especial will i with the population growth. so we decided to do a refinery. we've increased it go to 500,000 barrels a day, with a pet roe chemical complex. >> if anyone can revolutionize that p
missing two weeks after they were abducted from their boarding school in northeastern nigeria, the girls were taken away in trucks and buses after a midnight raid on the dormitories by dozens of armed men. before leaving their abductors or t torched the school leaving it in ruins. the nigerian authorities are leading it on one of the most murderous terrorist organizations, an islamic fun da damtallist group that means education is dangerous. is there any indication that the girls are alive at this point? >> there have been no signs for more than a week now, tamron. for a week after they were kidnapped, some managed to escape, and we think 50. there are more than 200 still missing accord ting to the head mistress and all kinds of stories around it. the parents of these girls actu actually put money together, bought fuel and went into the very dangerous forest where boca are known to have hideouts. the parents said they passed three hamlets where the villagers said they had seen the girls with the abductors, and they finally came to a point where someone said it is way too dangerous for th
are aimed to discourage people from voting wednesday. >>> reports from nigeria say some of the 200 girls abducted from the boarding school may been sold into marriage in neighboring cameroon. it's believed they were kidnapped by the group boko haram. people call on the government and military to do more to try to get the girls back safely. >>> brazil's preparations for the 2016 rio games have been described by senior olympic officials as the worst he's seen. the vice president john coates says the production is well behind schedule. there's concerns about infrastructure and water quality. he added there's no plan b. there will not be an alternative city chosen to host the games. >>> as divers continue to recover bodies from the sunk south korean ferry, president park has apologized for failing to prevent the disaster that left more than 300 dead or missing. at the memorial for the 250 school children on board, she apologized for the slow response to the tragedy. bbc has this. >> reporter: the new memorial brings home the sheer scale of the disaster. hundreds of young faces stair out from
thanks for joining us. >> pleasure. >> thank you. >>> reports from nigeria say 200 girls abducted by the boarding school may have been sold into marriage. it's exactly two weeks since the girls were taken in the nighttime raid on their school. it's thought the raid was staged by the group boko haram. i spoke to our correspondent for the latest. >> it's been difficult to find out what's going on especially from the government which hasn't given much away. sources are telling us several things. girls are not kept in one particular place, one camp. they're being moved around. sources tell us they've been spotted being move add cross the lake a lake. we have reports unconfirmed from the area they're taken from, girls have been sold off for as little as $15 each. that's what we're hearing from that part of the country. >> what do we know about what the government has been trying to do if anything to help the families and help the girls? >> initially we were told many had been rescued. that turned out there appeared to be a disconnect between different government agencies dealing with t
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